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Work Patterns Are Evolving

Most offices offer a variety of spaces, rooms for meetings, kitchen / canteen and areas of grouped workstations. However work PATTERNS ARE EVOLVING, technology has freed people to work anywhere and a growing proportion of that work is collaborative and social. Collaborative work now accounts for as much time in the average office worker’s day as individual computer work meaning that employees are more likely to be moving between a variety of formal and informal spaces

Traditional office space planning has not kept up with advances in technology and new work trends. There is a tendency for younger tech savvy employees to blend work and personal life, being constantly connected and available by smart phone

Active ergonomics can be applied to the design / layout of group / social spaces to include their furnishings supported by the right technology see examples below of different types of meeting spaces influenced by latest studies in working patterns

QA CONSULTANCY DESIGN AND FITOUT BY SELECT INTERIORS MANCHESTER

  Design Theory Qa Consultancy Office Fitout By Select Interiors Manchester

See design layout for QA Consulting incorporating latest research into work trends. A mix of formal layout and offices with drop in agile workspaces with informal booth seating. Standard and sit stand desks are incorporated to encourage movement

 First Impressions Qa Consultancy Office Fitout By Select Interiors Manchester

See example from Presentation document with design theory and schedule of furniture.

INTELLIGENT CONVERSATION COMMERCIAL DESIGN AND OFFICE FITOUT BY SELECT INTERIORS LTF MANCHESTER

 Intelligent Conversation The Hive Office Design And Fitout By Select Interiors Manchester

See above example of high table collaborative meeting space created for Intelligent Conversation Manchester. The idea is that staff stand, the design encourages standing and therefore movement

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 See example of informal meeting space in the same scheme designed and fitted out by Select Interiors Manchester Ltd that is designed for short internal meetings within the main office space offering bespoke acoustic high backed low level seating

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See image above illustrating both meeting spaces, designed for different functions within compact office space designed and fitted out by Select Interiors Ltd

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See above image a more formal Boardroom for the same client, magnetic white board walls, traditional seating, latest AV system, acoustic upgrade to walls, seamless toughened glass partitions allowing light and ‘openness’ with modesty graphics / manifestations to allow privacy when door is closed

SELECT INTERIORS LTD DESIGN AND FITOUT FOR CAPITAL PROPERTIES MANCHESTER

 Capital Properties Office Design And Fitout By Select Interiors Manchester

See example above informal meeting space created by Select Interiors Ltd for Capital Properties Manchester. Bespoke low level settees with integral charger points for mobile phones & ipads built into the arms. The space is typically used for short collaborative meetings between staff and occasionally visitors

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Company graphics with a sense of fun, open glazed informal meeting, wi-fi screen for presentations and charger points incorporated into the arm rests of settees. This informal meeting space was created by Select Interiors within an existing reception area, seats 7 people comfortably and measures 3 m x 2.5 Metres, the space was a formerly unused corner. The space was designed for informal group meetings, typically short periods

Capital Properties Furniture Design And Office Fit Out By Select Interiors Manchester

See example of informal bespoke meeting arrangement, designed for short internal meetings by Select Interiors Ltd for Capital Properties. When this was installed Select Interiors Managing Director watched as staff starting using this within ten minutes for mini meetings

Offices and other key workspaces have become de facto showcases for businesses, their philosophies and brand. Contemporary, holistic design is an essential part of this showcase process with aesthetics being as important as flexibility and functionality

Current projects include an Office Design and Fit Out for American conglomerate Airswift Technologies. Scope of works include design, building control submission of drawings, project management, partitions, seamless glass partitions, electrical, data, large scale furniture removal and relocation, joinery, decoration. Chief Financial Officer and CEO’s PA have both said what a wonderful job Select Interiors have done in short timescale with a very short lead time (4 days). Select Interiors have been invited to a meeting to discuss further works

the re-design model for a roll out of Office Fit Outs for QA Consulting Group, examples of this project illustrated above. The invite to tender for the re-design comes shortly after completing a project for them in Salford Quays see the link http://www.selectinteriors.com/blog/posts/2016/july/bring-on-august/

A new Manchester office for expanding Recruitment Company Calibre Search Ltd. Select Interiors are designing and fitting out their new office, scope of works include; partitions, glazed seamless partitions, electrical, data, suspended ceilings, desks, pedestals, screens, flooring, decoration and graphics

Mediacom Office Design And Fitout By Select Interiors Manchester

Another project for old friends Mediacom for bespoke furniture, storage and decoration to their RIBA award winning building and space 1 Hardman St in Spinningfields see image above. Select Interiors Ltd also fitted out the award winning Architects that designed the building Levitt Bernstein see images below 

Mediacom Office Design And Fitout By Select Interiors Manchester 1

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Please click the link for further images of Select Interiors projects http://selectinteriors.pixieset.com/

We at Select Interiors judge the success of the buildings and places we design by the way people use and enjoy them – the clients who commission them, the people who inhabit them. Good design is about helping clients meet their needs and objectives. It is also about the way people feel when they experience it, a sense of meaning, connection and belonging

We hope that the above blog will give you the reader a snapshot of what we are up to, what we have recently completed and an idea of our processes and ethos. We are always striving to improve our service through investment in training, technology and of course staff.

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The team at Select Interiors would like to thank all the clients above for their valued enquiries and business

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